Vesey Elementary School

5005 S Butts Rd
Tucson, AZ 85757
(School attendance zone shown in map)
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 569 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Vesey Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 13% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 32%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 39%).
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 65% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 569 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 89%
  • : Bottom 50% in AZ
  • : 13% (Btm 50%)
  • : 25% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

School Overview

Vesey Elementary School's student population of 569 students has declined by 17% over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
569 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
30 teachers
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School Rankings

Vesey Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,854 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Vesey Elementary School is 0.42, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (AZ)
#1310 out of 1854 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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13%
32%
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25%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
17:1
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American Indian
8%
5%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
75%
47%
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Black
2%
6%
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White
11%
35%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.42
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Eligible for Free Lunch
63%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
2%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Vesey Elementary School's ranking?
Vesey Elementary School is ranked #1310 out of 1,854 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Arizona.
What schools are Vesey Elementary School often compared to?
Vesey Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Henry Hank Oyama by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
13% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 32% AZ state average), while 25% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 39% AZ state average).
How many students attend Vesey Elementary School?
569 students attend Vesey Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
75% of Vesey Elementary School students are Hispanic, 11% of students are White, 8% of students are American Indian, 3% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Vesey Elementary School?
Vesey Elementary School has a student ration of 19:1, which is higher than the Arizona state average of 17:1.
What grades does Vesey Elementary School offer ?
Vesey Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Vesey Elementary School part of?
Vesey Elementary School is part of Tucson Unified District (4403) School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 569 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 89%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 13% (Btm 50%)
  • : 25% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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